Pleurothallis mentigera Kraenzl. 1911

SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Mentosae Luer 1986 Photo by Eric Hunt and his Orchid Species Photo Website

Side View Photo courtesy of Fluer Malcolm and her Orchid Page

Common Name The Chin-Bearing Pleurothallis

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

A Brazilian minature that blooms on a short, apical, several flowered inflorescence with the flowers opening in succession.

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution

Synonyms Pabstiella mentigera (Kraenzl.) L.Kollmann 2010; Pleurothallis magnicalcarata Loefgr. 1918; Specklinia mentigera (Kraenzl.) F.Barros & Barberena 2010

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing ok;